Category: Voting

November 6, 2007

House Ignores Bush & Overrides Veto

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Filed under: Bush,Voting - 06 Nov 2007

Ha! Ha ha! Please excuse my childlike glee, but after Bush vetoed the bill meant to provide medical care for poor children, it is just so darned satisfying to hear that the House has taken a stand against …


October 6, 2007

Musharraf Maintains Power

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Filed under: Elections,International,Voting,War - 06 Oct 2007

Phew.

Musharraf, the military dictator – er, President? – of Pakistan, has made it through the latest set of rigged elections, and remains in control of his country. For now. Only one opposition party was allowed to participate in …


September 27, 2007

Forget Edwards

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Filed under: Politics,Voting - 27 Sep 2007

So Edwards is going to start relying on public funding to keep him running in the Democratic nomination campaign. All right, fine. I am certainly influenced deeply by the media and it’s portrayals of this and that, but …


June 25, 2007

Speech Still Free For Those Who Can Pay For It

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Filed under: Politics,Supreme Court,Voting - 25 Jun 2007

Released on the same day as the decision discussed below by Boarder, the Supreme Court struck down limits on political advertising spending. Rolling back a major portion of the McCain-Feingold bill that was upheld in 2003, the Court’s decision …


June 18, 2007

Insane Voters

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Filed under: Civil Rights,Voting - 18 Jun 2007

The New York Times today has an article on assorted state bans of and the complications around voting by the mentally insane. Easy pops like there are many voting decisions out there I personally think are insane aside, my …